Name Descriptor: Leonilson×
  • 15 artistas brasileiros: colocando dobradiças na arte contemporânea
    Chiarelli, Tadeu, 1956-
    1996
    According to Tadeu Chiarelli, contemporary international art has moved away from personal expression and embraced an industrial aesthetic. This is the result of a serial, modular logic that rejects any attempt to stress the physical and chemical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110500

  • As palavras e as coisas
    Salzstein, Sônia
    1989
    In the opinion of the writer, Sônia Salzstein, Leonilson’s artwork allows us to identify conceptual parameters against which we can look at certain examples of contemporary art. She notes that the use of titles and texts (written on the paintings [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110769

  • Entrevista com o artista: a dimensão da fala = Interview with the artist: the dimension of speech
    Lagnado, Lisette, 1961-
    1998
    The curator Lisette Lagnado interviews the artist José Leonilson, and mentions a long list of artistic references concerning his activity in Brazil. These include Antonio Dias, the most productive influence on his development as an artist; the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110767

  • Leonilson : a Geração 80 ficou para trás
    Morais, Frederico, 1936-
    1985
    In this text, art critic Frederico Morais reviews the work of (José) Leonilson and his position, vis-à-vis what was known as Geração 80, making use of the artist’s personal testimony. After recalling a trip he made through Europe (including [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110961

  • Leonilson : símbolos coloridos
    Lagnado, Lisette, 1961-
    1988
    Lisette Lagnado points out certain interesting aspects she sees in José Leonilson’s work. She notes connections between the painter’s work and what he says when he suggests that a work of art could be both a painting and a letter; not to mention [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110768

  • Leonilson: a implosão da imagem
    Guinle, Jorge, 1947-1987
    1983
    To what extent did artists involved in the transavantgarde deviate from that modern tradition that tirelessly sought to create something new? This is the basic question that Jorge Guinle asks in this article. He sees that the new “school” [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110504

  • Transvanguarda no Brasil : os novos punks da pintura
    Coutinho, Wilson
    1984
    This essay by the critic Wilson Coutinho provides an assessment of the new artistic generation that emerged in the Brazilian artistic scene of the 1980s, starting with the retrospective presented at the Thomas Cohn Gallery in Rio de Janeiro with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110977